Douglas High School Shooting: Active Shooter in Broward County, Florida


Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida, has been locked down after reports of a shooting, police confirm.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said they are at the scene of a “developing incident” at 5901 Pine Island Road, which is Douglas High School, as of 3 p.m. Police said they received a report of an active shooter. Police have asked people to avoid the area. Officials confirmed to WSVN-TV that shots were fired.

According to WSVN, one person was seen being wheeled into a Coral Springs Fire Rescue ambulance, but the person was on his phone. Four other people were seen surrounded by fire rescuers, the news station reports. The extent of the injuries remains unclear.

#BSO is working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter located at 5901 Pine Island Rd, Parkland. Here’s what we know so far: deputies are responding to reports of a shooting at Stoneman Douglas High. There are reports of victims. PIO will be on scene 3:15pm.

— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018

Avoid the area of Stoneman Douglas HS. #BSO is currently working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter.

— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018

AVOID AREA OF DOUGLAS HS for ACTIVE POLICE SCENE. Do not call 911 unless an emergency. Nothing further.

— Coral Springs Police (@CoralSpringsPD) February 14, 2018

Students/Teachers #Douglas High School Remain barricaded inside until police reach you.

— Coral Springs Police (@CoralSpringsPD) February 14, 2018

This is a breaking story. Check back for updates.

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Source:: Heavy.com

      

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